Welcome to the PE Department.
Courses & Course Information:
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 9 BOYS & GIRLS
This course will include an introduction and exposure to a wide variety of team, partner and individual activities with emphasis on basic skill development, fitness and sportsmanship. Activities may include volleyball, football, lacrosse, wrestling, minor games, basketball, basic first aid, dance, ultimate, badminton, track and field and softball.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION 10 BOYS & GIRLS
This course is a continuation of the PE 9 course but more advanced skills and game strategies will be taught. In addition to the PE 9 curriculum there may also be the opportunity for instruction in rugby, field hockey, tennis, golf, archery and CPR certification.
FITNESS 9/10 (Introduction to Fitness)
Calling all athletes or future athletes! If you participate in a sport and want to get better then fitness is the key. This conditioning course will enhance your performance in your chosen sport. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of fitness and how to train safely, as they participate in a variety of activities that include weight training, plyometrics, core muscle training, cardiovascular activities and pilates. Students should come to this class prepared to work hard and be the best athlete possible. This course is open to students in grade 9.
Note: Students can receive graduation credits for only one PE 11 and one Fitness 11 course:
FITNESS 11 (BA)
Geared toward the school or community athlete (or future athlete) that wishes to improve, this course will provide an opportunity to further develop your personal fitness for the sport(s) that you participate in. It will focus on more advanced conditioning techniques including weight training, plyometrics, core muscle techniques, cardiovascular activities, and pilates. This course will provide a great opportunity to work out with other highly motivated athletes, design sport specific personal fitness programs, and learn information about other related topics such as nutrition, prevention and treatment of athletic injuries, supplements, eating disorders and performance enhancing drugs. This course is open to students in grade 10, 11 or 12.
FITNESS 11 (BA) (Fitness for Young Women)
This course is designed to encourage both active and non-active teenage girls to participate in a wide variety of fun-filled, supportive fitness and recreational activities. Students will focus on developing personal fitness as well as positive self esteem. Although considerable time will be devoted to training with weights many other training programs, such as pilates, core muscle conditioning, and cardiovascular activities, will be utilized. Throughout the course, students will have opportunities to better understand issues that are often specific to women such as nutrition, self esteem, body image, eating disorders, gender equity in sports, and facts relating to women in sports. This course is open to students in grades 10, 11 and 12.
PE 11 (Multi Sports)
Students taking this course will focus on a blend of team and individual sports. Activities such as volleyball, basketball, soccer, touch rugby, curling, ultimate frisbee, badminton, table tennis, golf, tennis, canoeing and weight lifting will be played. These activity units will emphasize a higher level of skill development, team strategy and competition.
PE 11 (Racquet Sports)
Students taking this course will focus mostly on racquet sports such as badminton, tennis, table tennis, racquetball, and squash. As well, students will participate in other sports such as golf, basketball, volleyball, fitness, canoeing and soccer. These activity units will emphasize a high level of skill development, team strategy, and competition.
PE 11 (Court Sports)
Focus on court sport ant training include volleyball and beach volleyball. Students will also participate in basketball, badminton and various team sports. Emphasis on conditioning techniques including core strength, weight training, plyometrics, and circuit training. Skill development, teamwork skills, strategies and tactics will be emphasized. This course is open to students in Grade 10, 11 and 12 who are interested in developing their skills.
PE 12 (Multi Sports)
Students taking this course will focus on the application of their acquired skills and knowledge of both team and individual sports in a friendly but competitive setting. Students will choose the activities that they focus on from a wide variety of activities such as golf, basketball, volleyball, soccer, ultimate frisbee, badminton, tennis, racquetball, curling and canoeing. Enhancing personal health through participation in physical activity will be stressed.